Business event here I come!

I've just booked a business event! - Very exciting. It is two days of focusing on who we are and what we want from our business and what our business wants from us. Why do this? All business owners get tied up in looking after their clients and the day to day running of their business, this is perfectly normal and acceptable to a point. However- for your business to sustain itself and for you to sustain yourself as a human you need to invest in the future of the business and yourself. Industries change, technology changes, what people want changes. So you need adapt, stop fire fighting and invest in you.
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Have a happy morning!

It is no secret that Richard is one of those annoying early bird morning people and I am the complete opposite, miss night time body clock that the world does not accept. I've spent my whole adult life wanting to be awake and working when everyone else is either half asleep or already long in zzzzz land - this is annoying for all involved. I remember thinking my ideal day would be 3pm til midnight but everyone else has other ideas. They also think you are lazy and simply don't understand why you can not get up and work at stupid o clock like them.
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HR Management

HR Management – Julie Kelly HR

HR management is a crucial part of any business. Smaller businesses can struggle even more with this, trying to do everything themselves to keep costs down, getting in a spin with staff issues and contracts. As a small business ourselves we are overloaded with admin based tasks that take up a lot of our time. sometimes you just need a bit of help. We met Julie from Julie Kelly HR through networking and she would be a welcome addition to any team.
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Get out the house and clear your mind!

Sunday – the day of rest. That does not need to mean you sit in front of the T.V all day, doing nothing. This last week has been a hetic old week for Ambercouch. Mainly due to recently coming back from a road trip in Arizona but largely to do with the continued blame assigned to jet lag for all my short comings this week.

I’m tired – it’s the jet lag. I’m too busy – It’s the jetlag. I’m behind on my work – It’s the jetlag. Well, no it’s not, quit complaining and organise yourself. There are 24hrs in the day, everyone has the same amount of time each day. Getting outside to clear your mind each day or every couple days can and does actually help bring some clarity to your world.

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Networking in Pontyclun – Grow your business

Come to Pontyclun Networking!

Every other Wednesday AmberCouch meet up with other local businesses from the Pontyclun area at Sovereign Connect. We joined this group at the very end of 2014, maybe you have read the other article we wrote when we were undecided what to do. For us the process of networking wasn’t something we were used to. We have never needed to go out and find work, it all comes through our own website or word of mouth. However, we are a husband and wife team and we work at home, we thought it was a good idea if one of us occasionally left to meet some real people face to face. The novelty!
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